Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Karen Olsen, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, recently implemented the Merit Excellence Award to recognize Environmental Services (EVS) personnel at Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina. In collaboration with EVS Director Robert Smith, Olsen established the award to highlight the work of those who maintain a clean and safe environment for [...]
Shared governance at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, includes unit based shared decision making councils and the hospital-wide councils pictured here, giving nurses a voice in creating and evaluating change. Unit-based shared decision making councils impact their own respective units and potentially all nursing units by designing, implementing, and revising processes, such as self-scheduling and flex [...]
When: March 10, 2015 Where: 1300–1400 E206 Stevens Boardroom, Memorial Campus, Mission Hospital 1430–1530 Quality Room, St. Joseph Campus, Mission Hospital Program Info: RN to BSN MSN online DNP Click here to read the full size flyer with more details.
Nursing Research and evidence-based practice are crucial in the delivery of high quality patient care and a positive healthcare experience for the patient that results in optimal outcomes. Nurses impact the standard of care by raising clinical questions and conducting research to determine positive changes in nursing practice that contribute to the science of nursing. [...]
Standardization of care across the Intensive Care Units is an important goal at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, for quality of care and best practice. APACHE® helps achieve this goal by serving as a data collection tool and reporting platform that is easily assessable. In November 2013, the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Mission Hospital, added [...]